Origins of Pug

Pugs may have been given their charmingly apt name in the 1700s because they shared similar features with marmoset monkeys that were known then as “pugs” and commonly kept as pets. We can definitely see the resemblance.

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Dedicated Listener

One of the things we love about having a pug is that we always have a good listener available (except when she is sleeping…). Most times when we tell her a lame story, she just sits quietly and occasionally gives us the characteristic pug head tilt.

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Feats of Athleticism

It seems that pugs are generally considered somewhat lazy and less coordinated dogs. Most of the time, we’re inclined to agree with this rule of thumb, but Nickie has also demonstrated stunning athletic prowess when properly motivated. Here are some recent highlights.

 

Flying pugs

Flying pugs

 

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